GEORGE A. HORMEL Biography - Craftmen, artisans and people from other Occupations


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  Name: George A. Hormel                                                               
  Born: 1860                                                                           
  Died: 1946                                                                           
  George A. Hormel (1860-1946) was the founder of Hormel (then known as George A.       
  Hormel & Co.) in 1891.                                                               
  Hormel was born in Buffalo, New York, USA, in 1860 and later settled in Austin,       
  Minnesota. He established his meat packing company in 1891 and established a         
  food company that continues to thrive today.                                         
  He remained head of the company until 1929 (passed to his son Jay Catherwood         
  Hormel) and died in 1946.